June 26-July 1, 2016 Bardstown, Kentucky

Intensive bowed dulcimer instruction, jamming, concerts. This is a big festival. http://www.kentuckymusicweek.com/

Nov 19-21 Helen, Georgia

North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association Fall Event. Helen, Georgia. Intensive bowed dulcimer instruction, concerts, jamming.

April, 2016 Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Pilot Mountain Bowed Dulcimer Festival. Normally happens the second weekend in April. The only "bowed only" dulicmer festival. Intensive instructions, concerts, jamming, and general all around fun!

This year's festival will take place on April 8,9, and 10, 2016.  To register, send a check for $100.00 made out to Ken Bloom. Send them to Ken Bloom, 600 West Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC, 27041. If you want an additional lunch for a non-participant, add $10.00.

            The hotel for the event will be  the Econolodge Inn and Suites here in Pilot Mountain, NC. Their phone number is 336-368-2237. When you call to make a reservation, tell them that  it is for the Bowed dulcimer Festival as they are giving us a special rate for the rooms. The schedule for the festival will be as follows:

Friday, 3:30-5:00  at the Library-- advanced class. Everyone welcome

          6:30-8:00  at the hotel-- beginner's class

           8:00- ??    at the hotel-- jamming!

Saturday, 8:30-4:00 at the Library-- Main class for everyone, all levels. Lunch provided.

              7:30 at the Pilot Mountain Friends Meeting--concert

               Jamming at the hotel follows the concert

Sunday at the Library-- 9:00ish to ???-- wrap up

Some people do like to come in on thursday evening so we will be jamming at the hotel that night. If you have questions about the event, please e-mail and let me know. Hope to see many of you there this year!!

May 26-29 Ferrum, Va

Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival.  General dulcimer festival with bowed dulcimer class and an orchestra for bowed dulcimer players to particpate in.